- Joan Brehl
AAM Supports Canadian “JournalismIS” Campaign
Updated: Nov 29, 2022
AAM is proud supporter of JournalismIS, a broad-based campaign celebrating the contributions of quality Canadian journalism, through advertising and online conversation. Learn more.
Joan Brehl, Vice President and General Manager, AAM Canada
The Alliance for Audited Media is proud to support JournalismIS, an advertising campaign that was recently launched by a
coalition of professional associations, unions and media organizations in Canada to show the value and benefits of
JournalismIS celebrates the contributions of quality Canadian journalism, through advertising and online conversation, and
marks the first phase of a longer term effort to mobilize the media industry and public to support professional journalism
throughout the nation.
“Journalists are thoroughly trained and deeply committed to their profession, and you see the results every day in news
stories that are interesting, reliable and always striving for the truth,” said Mary Agnes Welch, former president of the
Canadian Association of Journalists, reporter for the Winnipeg Free Press, and spokesperson for the campaign.
“Our campaign is aimed at initiating a wider conversation about the value of journalism and what we all need to do to
support a robust journalistic culture in Canadian society.”
JournalismIS is supported by a number of national and local newspapers, broadcasters, journalist associations, unions and
industry groups, including:
Ryerson School of Journalism
Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ)
The Globe and Mail
Toronto Star and Metroland Papers
Bell Media CTV
Communications Workers of America
Winnipeg Free Press
Glacier Media Group
Carleton University School of Journalism & Communication
Canadian Media Guild
Visit journalismis.ca to learn more about the campaign and join the conversation by using #JournalismIS on social media.